• Trump expects Senate health care bill in summer
Trump expects Senate health care bill in summer

We're not even gonna have a hearing, on a bill that impacts one-sixth of our economy. Sen. Mike EnziMike EnziSenate GOP paves way for ObamaCare repeal bill Senate returns more pessimistic than ever on healthcare Trump's impatience with GOP grows MORE (R-Wyo.), the chairman of the Budget Committee, said this week that the House's bill ...

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  • Actress Carrie Fisher had cocaine, heroin in system, autopsy shows
Actress Carrie Fisher had cocaine, heroin in system, autopsy shows

There was also reference to "multiple drugs" Fisher had taken that day, but the results on whether they contributed to her death were inconclusive. According to a report by Variety , based on the information available, the coroner's report found substances such as cocaine and ecstasy in Fisher's system.

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  • McCain: Americans 'stupid' to travel to North Korea
McCain: Americans 'stupid' to travel to North Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-In said Tuesday that North Korea bears a "heavy responsibility" for the death of U.S. student Otto Warmbier and described its regime as irrational. In the final year of his life, he lived the nightmare in which the North Korean people have been trapped for 70 years: forced labor, mass starvation, systematic...

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  • Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet
Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet

The United States has responded forcefully to Russia's threat to treat USA -led coalition planes in the skies over Syria as targets, as tensions escalate in the 6-year Syrian conflict. A USA military official told AFP the drone was "on a run toward our folks to drop a munition on them" and was shot down in self-defence. He spoke on conditio...

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  • White House officials push for widening war in Syria over Pentagon objections
White House officials push for widening war in Syria over Pentagon objections

Syrian opposition activists say a truce that went into effect three days ago in the southern city of Daraa has collapsed amid a government offensive near the Jordanian border. Clashes between the SDF and Syrian government forces have been rare, with some rebel groups even accusing them of coordinating on the battlefield. The military said Binal...

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  • Ce qu'il faut retenir à 18 heures — Affaire Grégory
Ce qu'il faut retenir à 18 heures — Affaire Grégory

Le procureur de la république a tenu ce vendredi une conférence de presse . "On vient de vous dire qu'il n'y avait ni indice, encore moins grave et rien de concordant, on nous a parlé de présomptions, ce n'est pas suffisant", a déclaré Stéphane Giuranna , l'avocat de Marcel Jacob .

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  • Travel ban challengers urge US top court to reject Trump appeal
Travel ban challengers urge US top court to reject Trump appeal

The stated objective of the entry ban was to allow the government to conduct this internal review. While the bans remain at a halt, the appeals court found that the injunction's measure to prohibit the Trump Administration from examining vetting procedures were too restrictive.

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  • President Trump to Announce Changes to Cuba Policy in Miami
President Trump to Announce Changes to Cuba Policy in Miami

The administration wants to see better commercial ties with the island, but "it's entirely up to Raul Castro to make that happen", an official said. The secretaries of commerce and treasury will be responsible for crafting and implementing the new regulations, so the changes won't come immediately.

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  • La riposte de Donald Trump — Ingérence russe
La riposte de Donald Trump — Ingérence russe

L'une d'entre elles, surtout, a focalisé l'attention des membres de la Commission. James Comey a notamment accusé l'administration Trump de l'avoir "diffamé" et il a affirmé que Donald Trump avait proféré des " mensonges ". 'Il est le président des Etats-Unis, seul avec moi, il dit qu'il espère ceci, je l'ai interprété comme une demande de ...

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  • Trump calls Warmbier's death a 'total disgrace'
Trump calls Warmbier's death a 'total disgrace'

Sen. Rob Portman of OH also had tough words for North Korea . 22-year-old Otto had been visiting the country with a tour group, and was arrested after he allegedly took a propaganda poster off of a wall, NBC reports. Warmbier's death comes less than a month after two US congressmen introduced a bill aimed at banning American tourists from vi...

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  • Georgia race finally heads to voters; DC watching closely
Georgia race finally heads to voters; DC watching closely

Ossoff initially campaigned on a promise to "make Trump furious", but more recently has avoided taking on the president as he tries to win over centrist voters. Asper told CNN Ossoff worries her because of his lack of experience at 30 years old. Throughout the Georgia 6th special election, Republican Karen Handel has repeatedly sought to as...

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  • Senate Republicans set to release Obamacare repeal bill
Senate Republicans set to release Obamacare repeal bill

Republicans balk at the charge and say it's already been decided, the House health care bill is fine and they are full steam ahead. "We used to complain like hell when the Democrats ran the Affordable Care Act ". "He believes health care is something that is near and dear to so many families and individuals". Creator of Netflix series House ...

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  • UNHCR special envoy Angelina Jolie in Kenya, visits refugee girls
UNHCR special envoy Angelina Jolie in Kenya, visits refugee girls

Tuesday, June 20, was World Refugee Day. Ms. Jolie met around 20 refugee girls, who are unaccompanied or separated from their parents and are now living in the Heshima Kenya Safe House and participating in a Girls' Empowerment Programme. "Not only have they had to flee extreme violence or persecution, lost everything and witness the death of fami...

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  • Settlement reached in lawsuit over Michael Brown's shooting death in Ferguson
Settlement reached in lawsuit over Michael Brown's shooting death in Ferguson

According to the New York Daily News , a Missouri federal judge approved the settlement, which did not disclose the dollar amount, on Tuesday. A federal judge on Tuesday approved a settlement in the wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the parents of Michael Brown, an unarmed, black 18-year-old, whose fatal shooting by a white police officer almost t...

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  • Breaking down the dashcam: The Philando Castile shooting timeline
Breaking down the dashcam: The Philando Castile shooting timeline

He keeps his gun pointed at a dying Castile as he calls for backup and waits for other officers to arrive. Castile , a 32-year-old elementary school cafeteria worker, had a permit to carry the weapon. "I thought if he's, if he has the, the guts and the audacity to smoke marijuana in front of the five-year-old girl and risk her lungs and risk h...

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  • Scalise still critical, but expected to recover: Doctor
Scalise still critical, but expected to recover: Doctor

The Democrats' bats overpowered the Republicans , 11-2, to broke the 39-39 series tie. He added that Scalise would be in the hospital "for some time " and would need "a period of healing and rehabilitation" after being discharged. The bullet caused massive bleeding, and damaged bones and internal organs. Ryan said he hoped the bipartisan show...

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  • Democrats Protest Health Care Bill With Late Night in the Senate
Democrats Protest Health Care Bill With Late Night in the Senate

A spokesman for McConnell declined to comment. "We've been chanting about the various aspects of the legislation". Some GOP senators from states that expanded the Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act are trying to phase out these benefits at a slower rate than a bill that passed the GOP-controlled House in May.

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  • A look at Syria's conflict, as mutual enemies close in on IS
A look at Syria's conflict, as mutual enemies close in on IS

The dispute over the Syrian attack on the US -backed fighters and the American response came as Iran launched ballistic missiles at Islamic State strongholds in eastern Syria in retaliation for a pair of attacks by extremists in Tehran earlier this month that killed 17 people.

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  • Supreme Court Will Hear Landmark Wisconsin Partisan Gerrymandering Case
Supreme Court Will Hear Landmark Wisconsin Partisan Gerrymandering Case

The new standard proposed by the challengers tries to measure the level of partisanship in legislative maps by counting "wasted votes". But it is also true that statewide maps can be drawn in a way to give one party a clear advantage in most of the districts.

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  • Another police shooting acquittal worries black gun owners
Another police shooting acquittal worries black gun owners

August 24: The St. Anthony Police Department says it put Yanez back on administrative leave after he had briefly returned to limited duty, citing "concerns and other feedback from the community". He also faces two lesser counts of endangering Reynolds and her daughter for firing his gun into the vehicle near them. Indeed, police discrimination agai...

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  • Dramatic escape from the wildfire in Portugal
Dramatic escape from the wildfire in Portugal

Reinforcements are due to arrive today, including more water-dropping planes from Spain, France and Italy as part of a European Union cooperation program. The residents, including a disabled 95-year-old woman, spent more than six hours in the tank as the fire prevented them from being rescued. He said the house he has been building since 2009 in ...

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  • UN chief set to lobby US Congress next week to save funding
UN chief set to lobby US Congress next week to save funding

With a few exceptions, "we are seeing more and more borders being closed, we are seeing more and more refugees being rejected", especially in developed countries, Guterres said. Guterres will travel to Washington next week to make the case directly to U.S. members of Congress who have the power to amend President Donald Trump's budget proposals.

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  • Man dangles baby out of window for Facebook likes
Man dangles baby out of window for Facebook likes

Following the posting, a number of social media users contacted the police, demanding he was arrested for child abuse. News site Al Arabiya reported the young boy was dangled from a 15 floor window in the country's capital of Algiers. Reacting to the post online, one user said: 'What is most striking is that it appears that the father is carryi...

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  • Holcomb fire day 2: No containment in fire burning near Big Bear
Holcomb fire day 2: No containment in fire burning near Big Bear

UPDATE: 4:49 p.m. - A fire burning near Holcomb Valley has grown to 200 acres with a rapid rate of spread, according to Nick Bruinsma, assistant fire marshal with Big Bear Fire Department. Although the Forest Service's Inciweb information website notes that no evacuation orders are in place, the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department tweeted ...

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  • Starving infant found alive and alone in wreckage of Mosul school
Starving infant found alive and alone in wreckage of Mosul school

Around 195,000 have since returned, mainly to the city's east. Islamic State fighters have been defending their remaining stronghold in the Old City of Mosul , moving stealthily along narrow back alleys as US -backed Iraqi forces slowly advance.

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  • Amid sweltering heat, dozens of flights canceled in Phoenix
Amid sweltering heat, dozens of flights canceled in Phoenix

No, the city hasn't installed some Walking Dead type barricade to keep the citizens in (yet), but the sun's rays have baked this particular desert oasis so hard that planes can't take off due to the heat. Yesterday, sweltering heat took San Francisco to a record high, hitting 88 degrees. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration reporte...

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  • Three Palestinians shot dead after killing Israeli officer
Three Palestinians shot dead after killing Israeli officer

The killing was "a natural response to the crimes of the occupier", he said, echoing the language used by Hamas after other recent attacks against Israelis. A wave of unrest that broke out in October 2015 has claimed the lives of 272 Palestinians, 41 Israelis, two Americans, two Jordanians, an Eritrean, a Sudanese and a Briton, according to an ...

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  • Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk child care
Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk child care

Fischer, who previously has met with the First Daughter at the White House to discuss paid leave, led the portion of the discussion focused on that issue, her office said . "So I think we need to spend some time changing that dynamic for no other reason then I think part of it is generational". Ivanka Trump , daughter of President Donald Tru...

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  • Alves tells Juventus he wants to end contract
Alves tells Juventus he wants to end contract

The Italian giants are said to have made a decision to allow Alves to leave on a free transfer after just one season at the club, and work is already starting on replacing him in Turin. If he does arrive at Eastlands this summer to fill the void left by Bacary Sagna and Pablo Zabaleta, both of whom have been released, then he will, in all probabili...

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  • Qatar Situation Worsens as Turkish Troops Arrive
Qatar Situation Worsens as Turkish Troops Arrive

Rights group Amnesty International said, however, such measures are "clearly insufficient to address the human rights impact of the arbitrary, blanket measures". "It remains business as usual, and we intend to keep it that way", its CEO Yousef al-Jaida said. Qatar has enough financial firepower to defend its currency and economy, Finance Minister...

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